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Renault 18 GTX

(1978 model)

Brief specs of 1978 Renault 18 GTX

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in, 77.6 kW / 104.1 hp / 104.1 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 160.0 N·m / 118.0 lb·ft / 118.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 171 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)RenaultIssued from1978
Model18 GTXIssued until
Serie18Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerRenaultCountryFR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4390 l / 155.03 cu ft / 155.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4370 mm / 172.0 in / 172.0 inTotal (curb) weight1067 kg / 2352 lb / 2352 lb
Width1676 mm / 66.0 in / 66.0 inDry weight
Height1405 mm / 55.3 in / 55.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2466 mm / 97.1 in / 97.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)60.3 % / 60.3 % / 60.3 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity53 l / 11.7 UK gal / 14.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.34Frontal area (A)2.00 m2 / 21.5 sq ft / 21.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.68 m2 / 7.3 sq ft / 7.3 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.9 kW / 22.7 hp / 22.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerRenaultValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.0 mm / 3.23 in / 3.23 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.07
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1995 cm3 / 121.7 cu in / 121.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity498.75 cm3/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder / 30.436 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power77.6 kW / 104.1 hp / 104.1 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque160.0 N·m / 118.0 lb·ft / 118.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)41.7 kW / 55.9 hp / 55.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output38.9 kW/l / 0.855 bhp/cu in / 0.855 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque80.2 N·m/l / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in / 0.70 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed171 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)10.90 s / 10.90 s / 10.90 sPower-to-weight ratio97.5 kW/ton / 73.8 bhp/ton / 73.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springsSuspension rearLive axle, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front155-13Tyres rear155-13
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Renault 18 GTX

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